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Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

So this guy had a birthday last week.

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(And this was the best picture I could get of him in his Easter best.  Two year olds have a mind of their own I tell ya.)

I can not believe my baby is two! I know people say it all the time, but seriously time does fly.  I swear I had him just yesterday.  Sigh.

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Anyways, this little baby, ahem, I mean toddler of mine loves (and I mean LOVES) Oreo cookies.

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So what better cake to make for him than a cookies and cream cake, or in this case, cupcake?

He loved them!  He must have had at least 4!

Happy birthday Rawson!  I love you bud.

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes
 
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Cookies and Cream Cupcakes
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • ⅓ cup oil
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 block cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pound powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 36 Oreos, plus more for decoration
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line 2 muffin trays with cupcake liners or spray with non stick baking spray.  Mix together cake mix, milk, oil, and eggs.  Beat well for 2 mins. Chop up 18 Oreo cookies finely. Stir into the batter. Scoop a scant ⅓ cup of batter into each muffin well.  You should be 24.  I got 22. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the cake springs back when touched.  Remove from pan and cool on wire racks.
  3. Beat together the butter and cream cheese until fully incorporated.  Add the vanilla and the powdered sugar a cup at a time.  If the frosting is too sweet, add a little pinch of salt.  Chop 18 Oreo cookies really finely.  Stir into frosting.  Frost the cooled cupcakes and decorate with additional cookies if desired.
  4. Eat!

I piped the frosting onto the cupcakes using a big 1M tip, but the cookies still got stuck in the tip.  Next time I will use an ice scream scoop to scoop it on or make sure to chop my cookies very finely so they don’t get stuck.